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Benzylacetone

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Benzylacetone Basic information

Product Name:
Benzylacetone
CAS:
2550-26-7
MF:
C10H12O
MW:
148.2
EINECS:
219-847-4
Mol File:
2550-26-7.mol
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Benzylacetone Chemical Properties

Melting point:
-13°C
Boiling point:
235 °C(lit.)
Density 
0.989 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure 
0.0386 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index 
n20/D 1.512(lit.)
Flash point:
209 °F
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
form 
Liquid
color 
Clear colorless to pale yellow
Water Solubility 
PRACTICALLY INSOLUBLE
BRN 
1907123
CAS DataBase Reference
2550-26-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
4-Phenyl-2-butanone(2550-26-7)
EPA Substance Registry System
2-Butanone, 4-phenyl- (2550-26-7)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xi
Risk Statements 
38
Safety Statements 
37-24/25
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
EL9600000
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
29143900
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 3200 mg/kg

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Benzylacetone Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Clear colorless to pale yellowish liquid

Chemical Properties

has been identified as a volatile component of cocoa. Benzylacetone is a sweet-floral-smelling liquid, which can be prepared by selective hydrogenation of benzylidene acetone (from benzaldehyde and acetone). It is used in soap perfumes.

Uses

4-Phenyl-2-butanone is an attractant compound found in the flower Nicotiana attenuata. It is also used in the preparation of 4-oxocyclohexanecarbaldehyde derivatives.

Safety Profile

Moderately toxic by ingestion and intraperitoneal routes. An eye and severe skin irritant. Flammable liquid. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.

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